Apple fired employee in Alabama, who opposed same-sex marriage




Apple broke the contract with Julius Kenner fishing, a member of the House of Representatives of the United States “because of initiatives antigeyskoy direction.” It is reported with reference to Buzzfeed Alabama Ethics Commission.


Apple hired Lova as a lobbyist in early 2015. He was supposed to represent the interests of the iPhone maker in Congress. According to the newspaper, the appointment was most unexpected, “because of its recent initiatives.” So unexpected was the same and the dismissal of the employee.

According to the publication, in 2009, Lov supported on behalf of the State party to the beauty contest Miss USA Carrie Prizhin that publicly opposed same-sex marriage. “The southern states are proud Prizhin that is worthy of a reward for loyalty to manifest beliefs and persistence in defending their views,” – said in a statement signed by fishing.

It is known that Apple CEO Tim Cook is openly gay and an active campaigner for the rights of homosexual persons. He admitted homosexuality in October last year. Cook said that he – gay, noting that not only is not shy about it, but also considers the gift of God. “Until now, I did not recognize the public in its orientation. Now I want to be clear: I am proud that I – gay, and I think this is one of the greatest gifts from the Lord, “- said Cook.

In November last year, Tim Cook spoke out in support of the law banning employment discrimination against members of the LGBT community. As a result, the US Senate voted for the bill prohibiting lay off employees because of their sexual orientation, as well as to deny gays and lesbians in employment.

In December last year, Tim Cook made ​​a “generous donation” in favor of the human rights organization Project One America, defending the interests of members of the LGBT community in the three southern US states.

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